DVD Reviews

6

Fair

Taking Liberties (DVD)

"When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty."— Thomas Jefferson

7

Good

Spider-Man 3 (DVD)

I have to confess that I enjoyed Spider-Man 3 on DVD more so than I did when I saw it at the cinema.

4

Poor

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film (DVD)

There comes a point in every critic’s life where they must, inevitably, question if they’re just too damn old for the job.

8

Great

The Dam Busters (DVD)

While the recently re-released Billy Liar might be a slightly more off-the-wall slice of classic film making, The Dam Busters is truly one of the best examples of stiff-upper-lip, Boy’s...

8

Great

Billy Liar (DVD)

There’s something of Billy Fisher in all of us; the perpetually fantasist who daydreams their way out of the real world and into their own private one. No? Oh ...

8

Great

Blue Blood (DVD)

Riley’s excellent documentary focuses on the perhaps unlikely subject of university boxing — or, rather, Varsity boxing; the annual, not-terribly-well-known outside Oxbridge boxing tournament between Oxford and Cambridge.With Cambridge bringing...

8

Great

The Ramones: It's Alive 1974-1996 (DVD)

From early scratchily-taped performances at legendary venue CBGBs, to playing on British stalwart pop shows like The Old Grey Whistle Test and Top of the Pop, this is a fantastic...

8

Great

Zodiac (DVD)

This is not the first film to be made based on the infamous San Francisco serial killer who caled himself Zodiac — that honour goes to 1971's The Zodiac Killer...

6

Fair

My Best Friend (DVD)

When you think of a loner, what kind of person comes to mind? Geeky? Talking about things that make them snort but which don’t amuse anyone else? A bit smelly?...

6

Fair

One Last Dance (DVD)

A soulful lead performance by Francis Ng as a disillusioned hit man is the main reason to see One Last Dance, a Singapore-set tribute to Hong Kong gangster movies from...